CompuSystems, Inc. v. Reed Exhibitions
Defendant: Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX, Inc. and Reed Exhibitions
Counter Defendant: CompuSystems, Inc.
Case Number: 1:2021cv09501
Filed: November 16, 2021
Court: US District Court for the Southern District of New York
Presiding Judge: Ronnie Abrams
Referring Judge: Ona T Wang
Nature of Suit: Contract: Other
Cause of Action: 28 U.S.C. ยง 1332 bc Diversity-Breach of Contract
Jury Demanded By: Plaintiff
Docket Report

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Date Filed Document Text
November 25, 2022 Filing 34 JOINT LETTER addressed to Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang from Donald E. Watnick dated Nov. 25, 2022 re: Monthly Joint Status Report. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
October 31, 2022 Filing 33 JOINT LETTER addressed to Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang from Donald E. Watnick dated Oct. 31, 2022 re: Joint Status Report. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
September 30, 2022 Filing 32 JOINT LETTER addressed to Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang from Donald E. Watnick dated September 30, 2022 re: Status Report. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
July 28, 2022 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang: Case Management Conference held on 7/28/2022. (Quinn, Diane)
July 28, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 31 CIVIL CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN AND SCHEDULING ORDER: All fact discovery shall be completed by February 15, 2023. All expert discovery shall be completed by March 31, 2023. The parties are required to follow the Court's Individual Practices when seeking Court intervention on discovery disputes. See http://www.nysd.uscourts.gov/judge/Wang. A joint letter informing the Court about the status of discovery shall be filed with the Court on the last Friday of every month beginning on September 30, 2022. The letter should address any outstanding discovery disputes and the efforts made by the parties to resolve these issues without Court intervention. It should also indicate whether the parties wish to schedule a settlement conference and, if so, include proposed dates on at least two consecutive weeks. The parties are, however, encouraged to contact the Court earlier if they believe a settlement conference sooner would be productive. The parties request a jury trial. Fact Discovery due by 2/15/2023. Expert Discovery due by 3/31/2023. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang on 7/28/2022) (rro)
July 28, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 30 ORDER. The parties shall submit monthly joint status letters on the last Friday of each month, beginning on September 30, 2022. (HEREBY ORDERED by Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang) (Text Only Order) (sfh)
July 11, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 29 ORDER granting #28 Letter Motion to Adjourn Conference. Application GRANTED. The Initial Case Management Conference scheduled for July 12, 2022, is hereby adjourned to Thursday, July 28, 2022 at 12:30 p.m. SO ORDERED.. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang on 7/11/2022) Initial Conference set for 7/28/2022 at 12:30 PM before Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang. (ks)
July 8, 2022 Filing 28 CONSENT LETTER MOTION to Adjourn Conference addressed to Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang from Michael H. Gibson, Esq. dated July 8, 2022. Document filed by Reed Exhibitions..(Gibson, Michael)
July 5, 2022 Filing 27 PROPOSED CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN. Document filed by Reed Exhibitions..(Gibson, Michael)
June 23, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 26 STIPULATION AND PROTECTIVE ORDER...regarding procedures to be followed that shall govern the handling of confidential material... (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang on 6/23/2022) (rro)
June 22, 2022 Filing 25 LETTER addressed to Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang from Donald Watnick dated June 22, 2022 re: Proposed Confidentiality Stipulation and Order. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Text of Proposed Order Proposed Confid. Stip and Order, #2 Supplement Comparison to Model Order).(Watnick, Donald)
May 31, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 24 INITIAL CASE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE ORDER: An Initial Pretrial Conference in accordance with Rule 16(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure will be held on Tuesday, July 12, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. in Courtroom 20D, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007. The stay on discovery is lifted. (Initial Conference set for 7/12/2022 at 10:30 AM in Courtroom 20D, 500 Pearl Street, New York, NY 10007 before Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang.) (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang on 5/31/2022) (rro)
May 11, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 23 SCHEDULING ORDER: The Court will hold a Pre-Settlement Conference Scheduling Call on Wednesday, May 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. The dial in information is (866) 390-1828, access code 1582687. SO ORDERED. Telephone Conference set for 5/25/2022 at 11:00 AM before Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang. (Signed by Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang on 5/11/2022) (tg)
May 9, 2022 Filing 22 LETTER addressed to Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang from Donald E. Watnick dated May 9, 2022 re: Settlement Conference. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
April 12, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 21 ORDER REFERRING CASE TO MAGISTRATE JUDGE: Order that case be referred to the Clerk of Court for assignment to a Magistrate Judge for General Pretrial (includes scheduling, discovery, non-dispositive pretrial motions, and settlement); The parties have requested a settlement conference for as soon as your schedule allows. Referred to Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang. SO ORDERED. (Signed by Judge Ronnie Abrams on 4/12/2022) (jca)
April 12, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 20 ORDER granting #19 LETTER MOTION for Discovery requesting that the Court refer the matter to Magistrate Judge Wang for the purposes of conducting a settlement conference. Application granted. The Court will refer this matter to Judge Wang by separate order. The post-discovery conference presently scheduled for July 22, 2022 is hereby adjourned sine die. SO ORDERED.. (Signed by Judge Ronnie Abrams on 4/12/2022) (jca)
April 11, 2022 Filing 19 LETTER MOTION for Discovery requesting that the Court refer the matter to Magistrate Judge Wang for the purposes of conducting a settlement conference addressed to Judge Ronnie Abrams from Michael H. Gibson dated 4/11/22. Document filed by Reed Exhibitions..(Gibson, Michael)
February 4, 2022 Filing 18 REPLY re: #12 Answer to Complaint, Counterclaim . Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
January 31, 2022 Opinion or Order Filing 17 CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN AND SCHEDULING ORDER: All parties do not consent to conducting all further proceedings before a United States Magistrate Judge, including motions and trial. 28 U.S.C. 636(c). The parties have engaged in settlement discussions. This case is to be tried to a jury. Depositions shall be completed by June 30, 2022. Counsel for the parties propose the following alternative dispute resolution mechanism for this case: Referral to a Magistrate Judge for settlement discussions. Amended Pleadings due by 2/24/2022. Joinder of Parties due by 2/24/2022. Expert Deposition due by 9/15/2022. Fact Discovery due by 6/30/2022. Expert Discovery due by 9/15/2022. Discovery due by 9/30/2022. Estimate length of trial is 3-5 days.Status Conference set for 7/22/2022 at 10:00 AM before Judge Ronnie Abrams. (Signed by Judge Ronnie Abrams on 1/31/2022) (tg)
January 28, 2022 Minute Entry for proceedings held before Judge Ronnie Abrams: Initial Pretrial Conference held on 1/28/2022. (arc)
January 27, 2022 Filing 16 DEMAND for Trial by Jury. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc..(Watnick, Donald)
January 21, 2022 Filing 15 JOINT LETTER addressed to Judge Ronnie Abrams from DONALD E. WATNICK dated January 21, 2022 re: Initial Status Conference. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
January 21, 2022 Filing 14 PROPOSED CASE MANAGEMENT PLAN. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
January 18, 2022 Filing 13 RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. Identifying Corporate Parent RELX PLC, Other Affiliate RELX Inc. for Reed Exhibitions, Reed Exhibitions. Document filed by Reed Exhibitions..(Gibson, Michael)
January 18, 2022 ***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY TO RE-FILE DOCUMENT - DEFICIENT DOCKET ENTRY ERROR. Notice to Attorney Michael Hugh Gibson to RE-FILE Document #11 Rule 7.1 Corporate Disclosure Statement. ERROR(S): Corporate Parents were not added. Please re-file this document and when prompted: Are there any corporate parents or other affiliates?, select the YES radio button and enter the Corporate Parent(s) or Affiliate(s). YOU MUST SELECT THE SEARCH BUTTON. Select the correct name or create a new corporate parent. Add the Corporate Parent(s) or Affiliate(s) one party name at a time. (lb)
January 14, 2022 Filing 12 ANSWER to #1 Complaint., COUNTERCLAIM against CompuSystems, Inc.. Document filed by Reed Exhibitions..(Gibson, Michael)
January 14, 2022 Filing 11 FILING ERROR - CORPORATE PARENT/OTHER AFFILIATE NOT ADDED - RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by Reed Exhibitions..(Gibson, Michael) Modified on 1/18/2022 (lb).
December 6, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 10 ORDER granting #9 Letter Motion for Extension of Time to Answer re #9 LETTER MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer addressed to Judge Ronnie Abrams from Michael H. Gibson dated 12/3/21. Application granted. SO ORDERED. Reed Exhibitions answer due 1/14/2022. (Signed by Judge Ronnie Abrams on 12/6/2021) (va)
December 3, 2021 Filing 9 LETTER MOTION for Extension of Time to File Answer addressed to Judge Ronnie Abrams from Michael H. Gibson dated 12/3/21. Document filed by Reed Exhibitions..(Gibson, Michael)
December 2, 2021 Filing 8 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by John Ignatius Coster, IV on behalf of Reed Exhibitions..(Coster, John)
December 2, 2021 Filing 7 NOTICE OF APPEARANCE by Michael Hugh Gibson on behalf of Reed Exhibitions..(Gibson, Michael)
November 22, 2021 Opinion or Order Filing 6 ORDER AND NOTICE OF INITIAL CONFERENCE: This case has been assigned to me for all purposes. It is hereby: ORDERED that, by January 21, 2022, the parties submit a joint letter, not to exceed five (5) pages, providing the following information in separate paragraphs: As set forth herein. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that, by January 21, 2022, the parties jointly submit to the Court a proposed case management plan and scheduling order. IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that counsel for all parties appear for an initial status conference on January 28, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. This conference will be held via telephone. The parties shall use the following dial-in information to call in to the conference: Call-in Number: (888) 363- 4749; Access Code: 1015508. This conference line is open to the public. Plaintiff is ordered to serve Defendant with a copy of this order and to file an affidavit on ECF certifying that such service has been effectuated.SO ORDERED. Telephone Initial Conference set for 1/28/2022 at 10:00 AM before Judge Ronnie Abrams. (Signed by Judge Ronnie Abrams on 11/22/2021) (ama)
November 17, 2021 Filing 5 RULE 7.1 CORPORATE DISCLOSURE STATEMENT. No Corporate Parent. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
November 17, 2021 Filing 4 CIVIL COVER SHEET filed..(Watnick, Donald)
November 17, 2021 Filing 3 ELECTRONIC SUMMONS ISSUED as to Reed Exhibitions. (sj)
November 17, 2021 ***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING CIVIL. CASE OPENING STATISTICAL ERROR CORRECTION: Notice to attorney Donald E. Watnick. The following case opening statistical information was erroneously selected/entered: Citizenship Plaintiff code 2 (Citizen of Another State); Citizenship Defendant code 2 (Citizen of Another State); Dollar Demand $2,632,209,000; County code New York. The following correction(s) have been made to your case entry: the Citizenship Plaintiff code has been modified to 5 (Incorporated/Principal Place of Business-Other State); the Citizenship Defendant code has been modified to 5 (Incorporated/Principal Place of Business-Other State); the Dollar Demand has been modified to (none); the County code has been modified to XX Out of State. (sj)
November 17, 2021 ***NOTICE TO ATTORNEY REGARDING DEFICIENT CIVIL COVER SHEET. Notice to attorney Donald E. Watnick to RE-FILE Document No. #1 Complaint. The filing is deficient for the following reason(s): the event wrong event type was used to file the civil cover sheet. Re-file the document using the event type Civil Cover Sheet found under the event list Other Documents and attach the correct PDF. (sj)
November 17, 2021 CASE OPENING INITIAL ASSIGNMENT NOTICE: The above-entitled action is assigned to Judge Ronnie Abrams. Please download and review the Individual Practices of the assigned District Judge, located at #https://nysd.uscourts.gov/judges/district-judges. Attorneys are responsible for providing courtesy copies to judges where their Individual Practices require such. Please download and review the ECF Rules and Instructions, located at #https://nysd.uscourts.gov/rules/ecf-related-instructions..(sj)
November 17, 2021 Case Designated ECF. (sj)
November 17, 2021 Magistrate Judge Ona T. Wang is so designated. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 636(c) and Fed. R. Civ. P. 73(b)(1) parties are notified that they may consent to proceed before a United States Magistrate Judge. Parties who wish to consent may access the necessary form at the following link: #https://nysd.uscourts.gov/sites/default/files/2018-06/AO-3.pdf. (sj)
November 16, 2021 Filing 2 REQUEST FOR ISSUANCE OF SUMMONS as to Reed Exhibitions, a division of Relx, Inc., re: #1 Complaint. Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc...(Watnick, Donald)
November 16, 2021 Filing 1 COMPLAINT against Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX, Inc.. (Filing Fee $ 402.00, Receipt Number ANYSDC-25344135)Document filed by CompuSystems, Inc.. (Attachments: #1 Civil Cover Sheet).(Watnick, Donald)

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